Rawest raw string literals

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Apr 20 21:06:22 EDT 2017


On 2017-04-21 01:11, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 2017-04-20 16:40, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> How can there exist a "universal solution" even in theory?
>> 
>> There has to be some sort of "end of literal" terminator character
>> sequence.  That means there has to be some sort of escaping
>> mechanism when that "end of literal" sequence appears in the
>> literal itself.
> 
> A number of tools use a custom quote-string:
> 
> Bash:
> 
>    cat <<EOT
>    "single and double" with \ and /
>    EOT
> 
Perl 5 also does this.

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